IMPORTANT: Pay special attention to arrival times, airport details and other requirements.

Arcadia University program dates are set in accordance with the overseas institution’s academic calendar and the Arcadia University mandatory orientation dates. Accepted students can book their travel according to the dates listed below. Students will be notified on the rare occasion of a change to the program calendar.

Academic Year 2018-2019

 

Event Date
Depart from U.S. June 25, 2018
Arrive in Brisbane June 27
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) June 27-29
Travel to Griffith June 29
University Orientation July 2-6
Semester One Start July 9
Semester One End October 20
Semester Two Start February 25, 2019
Semester Two Break April 15-19
Semester Two End June 8
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 9

Spring 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. February 10, 2019
Arrive in Sydney February 12
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) February 12-15
Travel to Griffith February 15
University Orientation February 18-22
Semester Start February 25
Semester Break April 15-19
Semester End June 8
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 9

Academic Year Southern Hemisphere 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. February 10, 2019
Arrive in Sydney February 12
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) February 12-15
Travel to Griffith February 15
University Orientation February 18-22
Semester One Start February 25
Semester One Break April 15-19
Semester One End June 8
Semester Two Start July 8
Semester Two Break August 12-16
Semester Two End October 19
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. October 20

Fall 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. June 23, 2019
Arrive in Sydney June 25
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) June 25-28
Travel to Griffith June 28
University Orientation July 1-5
Semester Start July 8
Semester Break August 12-16
Semester End October 19
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. October 20

Academic Year 2019-2020

Event Date
Depart from U.S. June 23, 2019
Arrive in Sydney June 25
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) June 25-28
Travel to Griffith June 28
University Orientation July 1-5
Semester One Start July 8
Semester One Break August 12-16
Semester One End October 19
Semester Two Start February 24, 2020
Semester Two Break April 6-10
Semester Two End June 6
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 7

Spring 2020

Event Date
Depart from U.S. February 9, 2020
Arrive in Sydney February 11
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) February 11-14
Travel to Griffith February 14
University Orientation February 17-21
Semester Start February 24
Semester Break April 6-10
Semester End June 6
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 7

Academic Year Southern Hemisphere 2020

Arcadia program dates will be finalized 6-8 months prior to the start of the semester. (Students should not book travel until calendars are finalized.)

Event Date
Depart from U.S. February 9, 2020
Arrive in Sydney February 11
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) February 11-14
Travel to Griffith February 14
University Orientation February 17-21
Semester One Start February 24
Semester One Break April 6-10
Semester One End June 6
Semester Two Start July 6
Semester Two Break August 10-14
Semester Two End October 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. October 18